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Rest Assured Milwaukee, We Are Growing

Hello Friends, Many of you heard the news that after decades of painting a powerful vision of a sustainable, community-based food system, Growing Power has closed its doors leaving behind an incredible legacy and several projects around town that will … Continue reading

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Preparing for Next Year

Friends, Today it hit.  Winter is finally here and the growing season has come to an end.  Not even the spinach likes it this cold. For the next few months, our farming activities will mostly subside,  except those that prepare … Continue reading

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A Path To The Future

Dear Friend, There is a Buddhist quote that lives in my mind, and pops forth every once in awhile at just the right moments: “If you are facing the right direction, all you need to do is keep on walking.” … Continue reading

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Feed The World

The seed of introduction: “Since our break with nature came with agriculture, it seems fitting that the healing of culture begins with agriculture, fitting that agriculture takes the lead.” ~Wes Jackson Sooner or later the question comes up, whether it … Continue reading

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The Opposable Thumb:  Something Good, Gone Horribly Wrong

by Gretchen Mead Executive Director I know enough about evolution to know that the opposable thumb is an advancement in the capacities of humans.  It allowed us to use tools – a development that has manifested itself in previously unimaginable … Continue reading

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